Identify and compare the main theories of travel motivation that are discussed in the academic literature and assess how these can be used in practice

MA TOURISM MANAGEMENT MODULE: TOURISM CONCEPTS INTRODUCTION: This module assesses the nature and patterns of demand for tourism and the influencing factors. It examines the role and interdependence of the industry components, the relationship between the public, private and voluntary sectors and destination characteristics. It also analyses the broader implications of sustainable tourism development by investigating economic, social-cultural and environmental impacts. ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FOR THE ESSAY The essay will be assessed according to the following criteria: 1. Research and Knowledge: Evidence of a thorough investigation, comprehensive and appropriate research undertaken, use of academically credible sources, and a sound knowledge of the topic. 2. Understanding and Analysis: Understanding of the topic displayed, well focused on the topic, analytical rather than descriptive, with sound conclusions drawn from arguments and data, but with evidence of creativity. 3. Structure and organisation: Logically structured and clearly argued. 4. Standard of presentation: Information and ideas presented in a clear, reasoned and appropriate manner READING LIST Essential Reading Cooper C., (2011) Essentials of Tourism, Pearson Education: Harlow Fletcher J., Fyall A., Gilbert D. & Wanhill S. (2013) Tourism Principles and Practice, 5th Edition, Pearson: London Holloway C. and Humphreys C. (2012) The Business of Tourism, 9th Edition, Pearson Education: Harlow Inkson, C. and Minnaert, L. (2012) Tourism Management: An Introduction, Sage Publications: London Page S., and Connell J., (2014) Tourism: A Modern Synthesis, 4th Edition, Cengage Learning EMEA: Andover Weaver D. and Lawton L. (2014) Tourism Management, 4th Edition, Wiley: Milton Australia Further Reading Beech J. and Chadwick S. (Eds) (2006) The Business of Tourism Management, FT Prentice Hall: Harlow Buhalis D. and Costa C. (eds) (2006) Tourism Business Frontiers, Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford Cooper C. and Hall C. (2008) Contemporary Tourism, Butterworth- Heinemann: Oxford Dwyer L., Forsyth P. and Dwyer W. (2010) Tourism Economics and Policy, Channel View Publications: Bristol Knowles T., Diamantis D. and El-Mourhabi J. (2004) The Globalization of Tourism and Hospitality, 2nd Edition, Thomson: London Page S. (2009) Tourism Management: Managing for Change, 3rd Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford. Pender L. and Sharpley R. (eds) (2005) The Management of Tourism, Sage Publications: London. Ryan C. (ed) (2002) The Tourist Experience: A New Introduction, 2nd Edition, Cassell: London. Shaw G. & Williams A. (2002) Critical Issues in Tourism, 2nd Edition, Blackwell: Oxford Theobold W. (ed) (2005) Global Tourism: The Next Decade, 3rd Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford. Tribe J. (ed) (2009) Philosophical Issues in Tourism, Channel View Publications: Bristol Tribe J. (2011) The Economics of Recreation, Leisure and Tourism, 4th Edition, Butterworth-Heinemann: Oxford. Vanhove N. (2005) The Economics of Tourism Destinations, Elsevier: Oxford.

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